Here is the opening to my Sunday profile of David Shaw:


Willie Shaw likes to tell this story about his son David, who just happens to be Stanford’s football coach, whose team just happens to be playing in Tuesday’s Rose Bowl against Wisconsin.

David, a Stanford graduate, asked his future wife Kori to marry him in front of Memorial Church on the Stanford campus. She said yes. He said they would have to wait before taking their vows. She asked why. He said there was a year’s waiting list for Memorial Church. She agreed to wait.

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